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Calidris minutilla   (Vieillot, 1819)

Least sandpiper
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Scolopacidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Gaydos, J.K. and S.F. Pearson. 2011. (Ref. 93905)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 17.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94965)

Environment

Others; freshwater; brackish

Climate / Range

Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic and Northeast Pacific: Canada.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

World's smallest shorebird, 19-25 g mass; long-lived, with record of a female breeding at minimum age of 16 years (Ref. 87784). Long-lived sandpiper; with record of a female breeding at minimum age of 16 years. Completes migratory transoceanic flight across wide areas of Atlantic from northern North America to South America. North from South America, migrates across the Gulf of Mexico generally in spring when wind conditions are favorable; central Yucatan and northern Venezuela as major jumping off points (Ref. 87784).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Price category (Ref. 80766)